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Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
you, but all these issues i know we're better off because president obama made the decisions he did. now, that brings me to health care. the republicans call it derisively obama care. they say they will repeal it. are they right? let's take a look at what's actually happened so far. first, individuals in businesses have already gotten more than $1 billion in refunds from insurance companies because the law requires 80% to 85% of your premium to go to your health care, not profits or promotion. and the gains are greater than that because a bunch of insurance companies have applied to lower the rate to comply with requirements. 3 million young people between 19 and 25 are insured for the first time because their parents' policy can cover them. so millions of seniors are receiving preventive care, all the way from breast cancer screenings to tests for heart problems and scores of other things. and younger people are getting them, too. boy, soon the insurance companies, not the government, the insurance companies will have many of new customers, many of them middle class people with pre
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, barack obama. thank you, god bless you. god bless america. >> and addressing this giant and enthusiastic crowd, first lady michelle obama saying the presidency reveals who you really are. i want to show you a photo that was tweeted out earlier. can you take a look at it. it's coming up right here. there it is. the president and their two daughters. 14-year-old malia and 11-year-old sasha watching from the white house. >> a week ago, michelle obama taking off on the theme of love. saying she loves him more than she did four years ago, and 23 years ago, watching him. as you said, revealed, and tying it to what he is doing as president. also, talking about his love for the american people and what they've learned from the american people. clearly, cokie roberts down on the floor, this is a speech designed to rally the faithful and it did in this hall. >> it certainly did. the signs of we love michelle. but also, she did something important in terms of humanizing as ann romney. a lot of presidents try to portray him as different. she said he was raised just like me. as she painted a portrait
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm EDT
president obama. he has raised $347 million from individual contributions. a hefty margin over governor romney 192 million senate is stagger that president obama has raced half of his money for people giving $200 or less. >> michael beckal for the center for public integrity, a nonprofit organization says that it is a different story for governor romney where donors are each giving $2000 to his campaign. >> for romney, he has a trem amount of support from financial insurance and real estate sector. >> if there was three big industries supporting obama, it is hollywood, it has been the computer and tech industry and law firms. >> it is the education and health fields where president obama's top donors work. >> if you want to be successful ... >> and gender. >> obama has been engaging both men and women at a pretty solid clip. >> 44% of mr. obama's funds have come from women, 56% from men. compared to governor romney where women is responsible for 29%. male donors make up 70%. for as much as both campaigns are taking in, they are getting to know you better in hopes that you will open up y
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
talk about and your seven-day forecast coming up. >>> in democrat 2012 news, president obama back at the white house tonight. he returned this evening after a weekend campaign swing through florida, one of the biggest of the battleground states. in 58 days america will head to the polls. the race is expected to hinge on independent voters in a few swing states. here's ann compton. >> at the last stop on his two- day battleground state tour, president obama told the west palm beach crowd that his fate is in their hands. >> if we win palm beach county we will win florida, and if we win florida, we win this election. >> the republican challenger mitt romney, it was obamacare and what sounds like backing off the pledge for full repeal. >> i'm not getting rid of all of health care reform. there are a number of things i like in health care reform i'm going to put in place. one is to make sure those with preexisting conditions can get coverage. >> before the republican convention a gallop poll had romney at 47% and president obama at 46. now the gallop daily tracking poll shows the presi
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
with president barack obama or mitt romney? >> here's a look at what's coming up right after us. >> a militant stormed the u.s. consulate killing the ambassador there. plus why the popular desk toy buckie balls may be off the shelves for good. sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering so, i'm walking down the street, sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering just you know walking, sfx: sounds of marching band and crowd cheering and i found myself in the middle of this parade honoring america's troops. which is actually quite fitting because geico has been serving the military for over 75 years. aawh no, look, i know this is about the troops and not about me. right, but i don't look like that. who can i write a letter to about this? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. but it makes millions off west marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department o
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
ago. the poetry at the end, the soaring rhetoric that we're used to hear from president obama and candidate obama. but a lot of it was more pros when he talked about the choice. a choice election, not a referendum on him. and when he plays the commander in chief card and went after mitt romney for foreign policy views and foreign policy blunders, in his view. so it was almost three or four different speeches cobbled together. the crowd of course absolutely loved it. >> and john, we're hearing bruce spring teen, we take care of our own. one of the themes of the speech as well. >> no doubt. the line that stuck out to me is when he said, times have changed and so have i. when he kept repeating the fact that he is the president, playing on the pride of the people in the room. that they helped him get there. i agree with jake, in the beginning it was almost like a state of the union, talking about what he would do in a second term. but the last part of the speech was vintage obama. trying to get these people here, to get the people that drove his campaign, talking about we have provide
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
obama arrived in charlotte today. shoo egot a feel for we're -- she got a feel for where she'll deliver her speech tomorrow night. most americans spent labor day enjoying the end of summer, but the candidates were busy working the campaign trail. in toledo ohio, he took credit for saving the auto industry. >> i believed in you, i bet on you, i'll make that bet any day of the week. >> reporter: he detoured off the trail to louisiana. there he surveyed the damage from isaac and talked to the flood victims. >> we're all just americans looking out for each other. >> reporter: trying to steal some of the spot light from it democrats. >> -- from the democrats. >> every president since the great depressions who asked americans to send them into a second term could say you were better off today than you were four years ago except for carter and for president barack obama. >> reporter: have i meant biden today said not true. >> you want -- vice president biden said, not true. >> >> reporter: he is trying to convince americans that he can move the country forward and they won't be better
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
residents do. some of the other hot button issues, 54% said you are voting for barack obama, 51% said they would vote for same-sex marriage, only 41% said you would vote to expand gambling. remember that electricity's coming up -- election day is coming up november 5th. >>> will he make it to the playoffs? jamie costello joins us now. i guess it depends on how the other teams play. >> that's right. the orioles have got to win, friday, sad, and sunday -- saturday and sunday against the boston red sox. and really the los angeles angels followed by the tampa bay rays. if they lose and the oralioles continue -- it was just a great game. bottom of the first, dave mccloud leads off with a home run. we had an onslaught of home runs tonight. chris davis had two. many muchatfo had two. they have hit 215 on the year. it was a great win. 12-2. orioles had to keep on winning. hopefully the yankees will stop smelling orange in the water. just keep winning and we'll be there. back to you, kelly. >> jamie is sweating out there. let's step out and take a look. clouds are in place and it's muggy and feels
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
alcohol store. an soak oak store is selling no obama brew. it's confused the refreshing taste of patriotism and freedom. just a few weeks ago the white house released the recipe for its home brewed beers, the honey al experience honey porter. >> we have the beer, we have -- the october fest. here we go. >> 7-11. the kind of interesting. >> there you go. >> hour by hour. i don't think you want a slurpee. it'll be 45. after that warm up rapidly. mid-70s. that's what is great about fall or late summer. fall starts saturday. get the chilly night but warms up quickly -- it'll be breezy by the second half of the weekend. >> monday. >> [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. which means our already low fares...are even lower. that's like making the grand canyon...grand
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